Überbrew and the Search for Kone Fu

[Note: A version of this story first appeared in the 2017 August/September edition of the Rocky Mountain Brewing News.] For a brewery racking up major hardware from some of the most prestigious beer competitions, Überbrew’s best feature might be its comfortable, unassuming, inviting nature that rewards patrons with top-notch beer. That unpretentious nature begins at…

Billings’ Ales for Trails is Friday, September 26

The Annual Ales for Trails brewfest, a benefit for BikeNet takes place this Friday, September 26 from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Dehler Park in Billings, Montana. More than 50 beers from across the region are expected along with a selection of wine and nonalcoholic beverages.  Five food vendors will also be on hand. Live…

Billings Brewery District Walking Tour

It may be unofficial, but you won’t get any argument about downtown Billings’ designation as the City’s brewery district. Boasting six breweries and two distilleries along a roughly eight block stretch of Montana Avenue and 1st Ave. N., Billings provides a perfect opportunity for a leisurely pub crawl on a sunny summer evening. It’s so…

Montana Brewers Association Spring Festival is Friday, May 31

Billings, it’s your turn.  After pulling off successful events in Bozeman and Missoula, the Montana Brewers Association heads east to Billings for its first Spring Festival of Montana-made beers from its member breweries. This Friday, May 31, at the Billings Depot in downtown Billings, craft beer fans will have the opportunity to sample from 76…